A mum from Zimbabwe got a huge shock when she gave birth to something that looked far from human…
The mum-of-two, Precious Nyathi went into labour at eight months and what she gave birth to was not what she expected at all.
Instead of giving birth to a bouncing baby, Precious looked down to see a strange-looking frog-like, creature, a far cry from a new born child.
Her 39-year-old husband, Mr Nomore hot-footed it off to hospital with his dazed wife in tow, after hearing she’d given birth to ‘something strange’
Mr Nomore revealed the bizarre experience in an interview with local media.
I rushed home and was shocked to see a frog … that my wife had delivered.
At the hospital they confirmed she went into labour but were equally shocked.
Sadly, their unusual child died despite desperate efforts from the doctors at the Gokwe District Hospital.
Bewildered Precious spoke out about her traumatic experience with local media.
I was expecting a child and this is what the heavens gave us.
It’s a hellish experience that will haunt me all my life.
The poor, confused couple took their baby home but admitted they ‘didn’t know what to do with it.’
I had to keep it in my home waiting for some advice from the village elders as well as our local chief.
When the village leader Njelele visited the tragic baby, he was so horrified by what he saw, he demanded it to be burnt in front of the village, the Daily Star reports.
The devastated couple then had to observe along with the rest of the village, as their ‘frog creature’ was set alight in front of their neighbours.
Chief Njelele told local media:
It’s stranger than fiction. I had to call hospital authorities and they indeed confirmed that she was one of their pregnant patients.
They could not explain what happened to her pregnancy.
Bizarrely, the hospital confirmed the incident and the fact the woman was due to give birth in October 2016, claiming before the birth, ‘everything was normal.’
A spokesperson told local media:
She was our patient who would come for routine reviews together with other pregnant women.
We were shocked when she visited the hospital in the company of her husband and some neighbours said she had delivered a frog.
What a strange and tragic situation to occur.